Hellenic Air Force - Elliniki Polemiki Aeroporiay
338 Mira, 117 PM
Andravida air base, Greece
November 14-16, 2016

Hellenic Air Force Andravida

Photo report of the McDonnell Douglas F-4E(AUP) Phantom IIs of 117 Combat Wing (Pteriga Machis - 117 PM)

338 'Ares' Pursuit Attack Squadron (Mira Dioxis Vomvardismou - 338 MDV)
338 MDV (yellow fin tip) is assigned the ground attack role.
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F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01525) ground crew give a thumbs down for flight crew to release the chute.
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Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01525).
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F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01508). The four antennas on the top of the nose are part of the Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) system and are nicknamed ‘bird slicers’. They were fitted as part of the Peace Icarus 2000 avionics update program. It is fitted with a SUU-20 practice bomb dispenser and rocket launcher on the starboard inner pylon containing six BDU-33 practice bombs. It was able to carry four 2.75 inch rockets but these are no longer used.
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Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01525) taxiing out, returning for technical reasons and out again the next day.
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F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01512) step and pre-flight checks.
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The step and pre-flight checks.
Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01512).
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Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01512).
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Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01512 and 0152?).
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Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom II (01525).
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Left to right: F-4E(AUP) Phantom IIs (01618 and 01525).
Dassault Falcon 20 (G-FRAL) operated by Cobham in the EW role.
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Dassault Falcon 20 (G-FRAL) operated by Cobham in the EW role, it is equipped with four ALQ-167 Radar simulation / Radar jamming pods